If we take Sergio Marchionne’s word for it, Alfa should have a new Giulia compact executive sedan in its ranks in the fourth quarter of 2015.
However, if the Fiat Group’s masterminds have taught us something, that is to take every single promise they make with a few teaspoons of salt
There’s still no clear indication what the 159’s successor will look like, but one thing we wouldn’t mind seeing from Alfa is moving away from that bug-eyed, cute face-styling that has adorned all of the brand’s new models from the time of the 8C Competizione, including the MiTo, Giulietta and more recently, the 4C.
If you’re looking for a fresh take on the subject, our friends over at MPCardesign (Marco Procaccini) have developed their own digital concept of the new Alfa Romeo Giulia in association with Rosario Dalessandro.
“This is a new 3d model by Rosario Dalessandro & MPcardesign,” Procaccini told us. “This collaboration was born on the forum of a well-known Italian car magazine.”
Their Giulia study fuses styling elements from the past, including cues from the front of the original Giulia from the 1960s and 1970s, the rear of the related Giulia Sprint GT and GTV coupes, and the profile of the 156 from the 1990s and 2000s, on a modern shape.
Take a look at the study for yourself and voice off in the comments.
Thanks to MPCardesign for the renderings!